The Letter Vav, the Beast, the Hierophant…


„What is the letter Vav?
He said: There is an upper Heh and a lower Heh.
They said to him: But what is Vav?
He said: The world was sealed with six directions.
They said: Is not Vav a single letter?
He replied: It is written(Psalm 104:2), “He wraps Himself in light as a garment, (he spreads out the heavens like a curtain].“


The Bahir, Kaplan, Aryeh

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Also I read in a great Book.
On ancient skin was written in letters of gold: Verbum fit Verbum.
Also Vitriol and the hierophant’s name

V.V.V.V.V.

All this wheeled in fire, in star-fire, rare and far and utterly lonely — even as Thou and I, O desolate soul my God!“

– Liber Liberi vel Lapidis Lazuli Adymbratio Kabbalae Aegyptiorum sub figurâ VII

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„Then V.V.V.V.V. taketh up the word, and sayeth:
Men and women of the Earth, to you am I come from the Ages beyond the Ages,
from the Space beyond your vision; and I bring to you these words.“

– LIBER PORTA LUCIS SUB FIGURA X

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„And V.V.V.V.V. answered and said: O my lord, my dove, my excellent one,
how shall this word seem unto the children of men?

And He answered him: Not as thou canst see.

It is certain that every letter of this cipher hath some value;
but who shall determine the value?
For it varieth ever, according to the subtlety of Him that made it.

And He answered Him: Have I not the key thereof?
I am clothed with the body of flesh;
I am one with the Eternal and Omnipotent God.

Then said Adonai: Thou hast the Head of the Hawk,
and thy Phallus is the Phallus of Asar.
Thou knowest the white, and thou knowest the black,
and thou knowest that these are one.
But why seekest thou the knowledge of their equivalence?
And he said: That my Work may be right.“

Liber LXV Liber Cordis Cincti Serpente sub figurâ אדני

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„There is a solemnity of the silence. There is no more voice at all.
So shall it be unto the end. We who were dust shall never fall away into the dust.
So shall it be.
Then, O my God, the breath of the Garden of Spices. All these have a savour averse.
The cone is cut with an infinite ray; the curve of hyperbolic life springs into being.
Farther and farther we float; yet we are still. It is the chain of systems that is falling away from us.
First falls the silly world; the world of the old grey land.
Falls it unthinkably far, with its sorrowful bearded face presiding over it; it fades to silence and woe.
We to silence and bliss, and the face is the laughing face of Eros.
Smiling we greet him with the secret signs.
He leads us into the Inverted Palace.
There is the Heart of Blood, a pyramid reaching its apex down beyond the Wrong of the Beginning.
Bury me unto Thy Glory, O beloved, O princely lover of this harlot maiden, within the Secretest Chamber of the Palace!“

Liber Liberi vel Lapidis Lazuli Adymbratio Kabbalae Aegyptiorum sub figurâ VII

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“Now and again Travelers cross the desert; they come from the Great Sea, and to the Great Sea they go. – As they go they spill water; one day they will irrigate the desert, till it flower. –See!
Five footprints of a Camel! V.V.V.V.V“

Book of Lies, A. Crowley

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„This is the Holy Hexagram.
Plunge from the height, O God, and interlock with Man!
Plunge from the height, O Man, and interlock with Beast!
The Red Triangle is the descending tongue of grace;
the Blue Triangle is the ascending tongue of prayer.

This Interchange, the Double Gift of Tongues, the Word of Double Power — ABRAHADABRA! — is the sign of the GREAT WORK, for the GREAT WORK is accomplished in Silence. And behold, is not that Word equal to Cheth, that is Cancer, whose Sigil is 69?

This Work also eats up itself, accomplishes its own end, nourishes the worker, leaves no seed, is perfect in itself.
Little children, love one another!“

Book of Lies, A. Crowley

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„Then the trumpets blow, and the wind rises and whistles terribly. It is a blue wind with silver specks; and it blows through the whole Æthyr. But through it one perceives the lion, which has become as a raging flame.

Who is the Beast? Am not I one more than he?
In his hand is a sword that is a book. In his hand is a spear that is a cup of fornication.
Upon his mouth is set the great and terrible seal. And he hath the secret of V.
His ten horns spring from five points, and his eight heads are as the charioteer of the West. Thus doth the fire of the sun temper the spear of Mars, and thus shall he be worshipped, as the warrior lord of the sun. Yet in him is the woman that devoureth with her water all the fire of God“
LIBER XXX AERUM vel Saeculi sub figvra CCCCXVIII
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